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Profile of Dr. Ritesh Agrawal
MBBS, M.S., M.Ch., F.A.I.S.

Dr. Ritesh Agrawal is a motivated, adaptable and responsible clinician and utilize the organizational and communication skills developed through his involvement with classrooms and patients. He successfully combined his studies with work and other commitments showing himself to be self-motivated, organized and capable of working under pressure.

He enjoy working on his own initiative or in a team. His aim is to become a dedicated Breast Surgeon who will care for the people of Mumbai, Maharashtra and India and to contribute academically with highest skills in the ever growing field of Breast Surgery.

Dr. Ritesh Agrawal completed his Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch.) which is the highest qualification for a surgeon in India. He did his M.Ch. from Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow, India which is among the Premier Institutes in the country.

He had been previously Assistant Professor in General Surgery at Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Puducherry (India).

Dr. Ritesh Agrawal has vast experience of working in top Institutes in India, some of which are Indrapastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, Swaroop Rani Hospital, Allahabad etc.

By settling in Mumbai, he has also become the first M.Ch. qualified Endocrine Surgeon of Mumbai and Maharashtra.

He also received the coveted Fellowship of The Association of Surgeons of India (FAIS).

He is currently working at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai which is again one of the best hospitals in India.

Besides Bombay Hospital, he is also associated with many other hospitals in and around Mumbai like SL Raheja Hospital, Wockhardt Hospital, MGM New Bombay Hospital, Namaha Healthcare, Karuna Hospital, SRV Hospital, Lifeline Hospital, Nulife Hospital, Masina Hospital, Sushrut Hospital, Bhaktivedanta Hospital and Research Center, Panacea Hospital etc.

In his young age he has more than 40 International and National publications in journals of repute. He has also authored various books and book chapters and articles in conference proceedings. His publications are cited by various other authors too showing the good quality of his articles.

He has done a research on Pheochromocytoma which is a special disease of Adrenal Glands and is considered to be the first of its kind in the world. Due to this research, he had won several awards notably from International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Indian Council of Medical Research, Indian National Science Academy etc.

He is also an expert in Telemedicine and has the credit of becoming the first person in the world to do a thesis (dissertation) on Telemedicine at a medical superspecialty level.

He also won the Prof. S. Vittal Best Paper Award in Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons section at the 71st Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India 2011, the Appreciation award at 73rd National Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India 2013, and the first Prize in Poster presentation at UPASICON 2006.

He is also winner of the prestigious Achiever Award of Junior Chambers International 2015.

Besides this, he is also on panel of reviewers of many reputed International and National Journals.

He is an expert in managing all kinds of thyroid diseases both medically or surgically.

For Breast disorders, when operations are required, he can perform all kinds of Breast surgeries. His aim is to save the breasts as much as possible because in his view, breasts are an organ which denotes feminity of a female and must be preserved whenever possible. Because of his success in preserving breasts, ladies feel far better after surgery being done by Dr. Ritesh Agrawal. He regularly preforms-

Breast Conservation Surgery for cancer
Wide Local Excision/ Excision Biopsy for fibroadenoma/lump
Microdochectomy for nipple discharge
Reduction Mammoplasty for very large breasts
Mastectomy for cancer
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for cancer
Axillary Dissection for cancer
Brachytherapy (Radiation therapy) catheter placement for cancer
Chemoport insertion for cancer chemotherapy
Reconstruction of breasts by Silicon or tissue expanders (Augmentation Mammoplasty)

Besides these, he is also expert in operations for other endocrine glands like Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenals, Pancreas, Thymus etc.

Dr. Ritesh Agrawal is an accredited speaker of the Maharashtra Medical Council and speaks regularly on Breasts, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal etc. He has taken lectures for doctors and presented his research work in many National and International Conferences and Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs some of which notable are-

International Telemedicine Congress 2011, Mumbai
13th Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons Congress, Singapore
International Surgical Week 2013, Helsinki, Finland
International Symposium and Workshop “Best Practices in Endocrine Surgery”, Lucknow
71st Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India, Kochi
73rd Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India, Ahmedabad
74th Annual Conference of The Association of Surgeons of India, Hyderabad
75th Annual Conference of the Association of Surgeons of India, Gurgaon
17th National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, New Delhi
Breast Course at SGPGIMS, Lucknow

Dr. Ritesh Agrawal is member or ex member of many International and National Professional Bodies some of which are-

American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Thyroid Association
European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors
The Association of Surgeons of India
Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Indian Thyroid Society
Association of Breast Surgeons of India
Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
The Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India
Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
Indian Co-operative Oncology Network
Indian Medical Association
Association of Medical Consultants (Mumbai)
He is also active socially and has organized many medical camps, took health awareness lectures and also a part of organizing team in many conferences.

Contact: +91- 7666 022 022

Email: drriteshagrawal@rediffmail.com